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Wine tasting fundraiser for Palatine Legion Auxiliary Feb. 9

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The Palatine American Legion Auxiliary Post 690 is holding a Wine is D'Vine Tasting fundraiser at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9 at D'Vine Wine and Gifts, 724 East Dundee Road in Palatine. The event, which is open to the public, will raise funds for Legion Family Charities.

"Stop by and meet some new friends while supporting this worthwhile charity," said event co-chairman Lisa Wente. "For $20 you'll be able to try a number of wines, enjoy some appetizers and participate in our raffles."

Founded in 1919, the American Legion Auxiliary has almost 1 million members in nearly 10,500 units. The Auxiliary administers volunteer programs for veterans as well as within the community, and is the world's largest women's patriotic service organization. Through units located in every state and some foreign countries, the Auxiliary raises money to support its own programs as well as other worthwhile charities.

For more information on American Legion Auxiliary Unit 690, any of their sponsored events or for membership write to the American Legion Auxiliary, 122 West Palatine Road, Palatine, IL 60067, call them at (847)-359-1606 or visit

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